…Cars such as the Camry show the impact that foreign-based automakers can have on the U.S. economy. Indeed, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association says its member companies, which include every major Japanese automaker, directly employed more than 90,000 Americans and invested some $43 billion in U.S. manufacturing cumulatively by 2014.Continue reading
The Motor Industry of Japan 2015
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Japanese Automakers Boost U.S. Investment and Reach Record-High Employment
Today, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) USA office released new 2014 data showing a significant increase in Japanese automakers’ economic contributions to the United States. The 2014 data highlights record-high employment and growing investment by Japanese automobile companies in America.Continue reading
Consumer Reports: What makes a car ‘American’?
In 2012, Japanese-brand car-production facilities and their suppliers generated almost 700,000 manufacturing and other jobs in America, according to a report by Rutgers University economics professor Thomas J. Prusa, Ph.D. Including dealer networks, Japanese-brand companies accounted for an estimated 1.3 million American jobs.Continue reading